Finding Examples

This module will help you find musical examples to study or use in the classroom.

This page gives an overview of the files included in the music21 corpus. Click here for help importing files, or click here once you have a file imported to extract specific parts.

MusicXML is an emerging standard for digital notation supported by music21. The official MusicXML site maintains a list of sites that host MusicXML files.

If you have other file formats on your computer that you would like to use, you can export to MusicXML using notation editing software like Sibelius or Finale.

Check out this page in the music21 user guide for dealing with the various file formats.

Some great places to get started: